The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 68 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing WLAN 5 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.78% 0.71% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 5.62% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% +3.89%
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -6.25%
WLAN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
110 89 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.08% 12.61% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 95 80 100
Average salary £35,000 £29,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

WLAN
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WLAN across the Staffordshire region.

WLAN Salary Trend in Staffordshire

WLAN
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WLAN across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

WLAN Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

WLAN
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £65,000 -
WLAN
West Midlands

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) Siemens
4 3 (50.00%) OSPF
4 3 (50.00%) BGP
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (50.00%) OSPF
4 3 (50.00%) BGP
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) LAN Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Siemens
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint